Use the Internet to research one (1) publicly traded
company, which analysts have examined and ranked. (Note: You
may use http://biz.yahoo.com/
or another Website.) Determine the key factors use to prepare their analysts and
buy / sell recommendations. Then, discuss the key factors that generate a strong
buy or sell ranking, and explain the primary ways in which an investment rating
impacts the price of a company’s stock.
Discuss at least three (3) criteria that an analyst may use when classifying
a publicly traded company as a strong buy. Indicate the typical criteria that
analysts use in rating a company.